UEFA Cup Round of 32 First leg Preview

The prospects are not as bright for Bolton as they are up against Atletico Madrid. Atletico are likely to be without Sergio Aguero after he sprained ligaments in his right ankle during this past Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Real Murcia. However, Atletico still possess a lot of firepower with the likes of Diego Forlan, Maxi Rodriguez, Simao and Jose Antonio Reyes. Bolton sold top scorer Nicolas Anelka during the transfer window and brought in Polish striker Grzegorz Rasiak to try and help fill the void. Definitely not a like for like swap but so far Bolton have been slipping toward the relegation zone and the added fixtures of the UEFA Cup might not be the best thing for them at this time. Ultimately, I can’t see them beating Atletico over two-legs based on their current form.

Feb 13
Zenit v Villarreal
Galatasaray v Leverkusen
AEK v Getafe
Brann v Everton
Bremen v Braga
Anderlecht v Bordeaux
Marseille v Spartak Moskva
PSV v Helsingborgs
Rangers v Panathinaikos
Sporting v Basel

Feb 14
Aberdeen v Bayern
Zürich v Hamburg
Rosenborg v Fiorentina
Bolton v Atletico
Slavia v Tottenham
Benfica v Nurnberg

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